Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
15 Years Ago: The Successful Regeneration of ‘Doctor Who’
Christopher Eccleston brought back the Time Lord traveler 16 years after the previous season.
The Knack Give in, Change ‘My Sharona’ to ‘Bye, Corona’
Guitarists Bert Averre and Prescott Niles post virus-themed cover “because apparently there aren’t enough of them.”
Huey Lewis Reveals His Two Biggest ‘80s Regrets
He rejected Coca-Cola deal worth millions and refused to record a song Bob Dylan sent him.
Huey Lewis Jokes About Supporting His Own Hologram on Tour
Singer remains hopeful of improvement in hearing condition that's sidelined his career.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Simpsons’ Avoids Disaster With First Regular Episode
“Bart the Genius” aired after animated show was nearly abandoned.
Why Steve Perry Didn’t Like Journey’s ‘Captured’ Album
Singer recalls how the band’s first live LP forced him to put perfection before enjoyment.
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick to Tour North America Together
Summer road trip runs from July 21 to Sept. 5, with tickets on sale this week.
50 Years Ago: Jon Pertwee Brings Color to ‘Doctor Who’
Time Lord’s third incarnation begins with battle against the Autons.
Rod Stewart Joined ‘60s Anti-War Protests to Meet Women
He admits he “didn’t care” about the U.K.’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament even though he went on marches.
Eddie Murphy Brings Gumby, Mr. Robinson, Buckwheat Back to ‘SNL’
‘80s superstar brings back Mr. Robinson, Gumby, Buckwheat and Velvet Jones characters.
Tom Petty’s Widow and Daughters to Manage His Estate Together
Differences settled as parties say they acted badly as result of “intense grief.”